Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 61 50
Rank change year-on-year -32 -11 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 374 617 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.17% 4.73% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.21% 10.79% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 338 465 506
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,557 5,716 4,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.64% 43.86% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,841 4,741 4,231
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 255 £45,000 - 55
Cheshire -41 74 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Lancashire -15 23 £37,500 - 9
Merseyside -6 21 £32,500 -3.70% 15
XML
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 188 (50.27%) HTML
2 175 (46.79%) SQL
3 167 (44.65%) JavaScript
4 164 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (43.58%) JSON
6 141 (37.70%) Java
7 137 (36.63%) CSS
8 133 (35.56%) Web Services
9 120 (32.09%) .NET
10 112 (29.95%) C#
11 109 (29.14%) SOAP
12 89 (23.80%) SQL Server
13 86 (22.99%) ASP.NET
14 84 (22.46%) RESTful
15 83 (22.19%) OO
16 80 (21.39%) Software Engineering
17 77 (20.59%) MVC
18 73 (19.52%) jQuery
19 72 (19.25%) Finance
19 72 (19.25%) Scrum
20 67 (17.91%) MySQL
21 66 (17.65%) Linux
22 65 (17.38%) Degree
23 64 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
24 63 (16.84%) PHP
25 58 (15.51%) REST
26 57 (15.24%) Microsoft
27 55 (14.71%) WCF
27 55 (14.71%) JIRA
28 53 (14.17%) Test Automation

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (8.82%) IIS
2 25 (6.68%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.35%) Apache
4 16 (4.28%) nginx
5 15 (4.01%) Confluence
6 14 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.94%) CMS
8 9 (2.41%) WordPress
9 7 (1.87%) OpenEdge
9 7 (1.87%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.60%) JBoss
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.60%) Sitefinity
10 6 (1.60%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.07%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.07%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.07%) Drupal
11 4 (1.07%) LiveCycle
11 4 (1.07%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Magento
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.07%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.60%) BrowserStack
5 6 (1.60%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.34%) SaaS
6 5 (1.34%) Zapier
7 3 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.80%) GitHub
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.53%) npm
8 2 (0.53%) Office 365
8 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.27%) Google Play
9 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.64%) HTTP
2 21 (5.61%) SSL
3 14 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (3.48%) Bluetooth
5 11 (2.94%) Internet
6 10 (2.67%) SSH
7 3 (0.80%) Intranet
7 3 (0.80%) SMS
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) Extranet
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) PPP
8 1 (0.27%) RS-232
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 67 (17.91%) MySQL
3 27 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.94%) Redis
6 11 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.87%) Power BI
9 6 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.80%) DB2
12 3 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 55 (14.71%) JIRA
2 43 (11.50%) Visual Studio
3 41 (10.96%) Git (software)
4 35 (9.36%) Subversion
5 33 (8.82%) Selenium
6 32 (8.56%) NUnit
7 27 (7.22%) MSTest
8 21 (5.61%) Cucumber
9 16 (4.28%) Jenkins
10 14 (3.74%) SoapUI
11 12 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.41%) JMeter
13 8 (2.14%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.14%) Maven
14 7 (1.87%) CocoaPods
14 7 (1.87%) Gradle
14 7 (1.87%) gulp
14 7 (1.87%) JUnit
14 7 (1.87%) Redmine
15 6 (1.60%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (19.25%) Finance
2 23 (6.15%) Retail
3 20 (5.35%) Marketing
4 13 (3.48%) Games
5 12 (3.21%) Advertising
5 12 (3.21%) Law
6 9 (2.41%) Banking
7 7 (1.87%) Back Office
8 6 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.07%) Automotive
10 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.53%) Legal
12 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 228 (60.96%) Developer
2 52 (13.90%) Java Developer
2 52 (13.90%) Software Developer
3 50 (13.37%) .NET Developer
4 40 (10.70%) C# Developer
5 39 (10.43%) Analyst
6 37 (9.89%) Senior Developer
7 34 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (6.95%) Software Engineer
9 23 (6.15%) PHP Developer
9 23 (6.15%) SQL Developer
10 22 (5.88%) Applications Support
11 20 (5.35%) C# Software Developer
12 19 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
13 18 (4.81%) .NET Software Developer
14 17 (4.55%) Support Analyst
15 16 (4.28%) Architect
16 15 (4.01%) Senior .NET Developer
16 15 (4.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 15 (4.01%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (50.27%) HTML
2 163 (43.58%) JSON
3 137 (36.63%) CSS
4 133 (35.56%) Web Services
5 120 (32.09%) .NET
6 109 (29.14%) SOAP
7 86 (22.99%) ASP.NET
8 84 (22.46%) RESTful
9 73 (19.52%) jQuery
10 58 (15.51%) REST
11 55 (14.71%) WCF
12 47 (12.57%) HTML5
13 43 (11.50%) Ajax
14 38 (10.16%) JSP
15 35 (9.36%) AngularJS
15 35 (9.36%) Spring
16 34 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (8.29%) LINQ
18 30 (8.02%) XSLT
19 29 (7.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.49%) User Experience
3 18 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.01%) Blog
5 14 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.87%) Animation
7 7 (1.87%) Fintech
8 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.07%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.53%) Clustering
12 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.65%) Linux
2 48 (12.83%) Windows
3 42 (11.23%) Unix
4 15 (4.01%) Android
5 11 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.87%) AIX
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.53%) CentOS
9 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) VME
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.19%) OO
3 80 (21.39%) Software Engineering
4 77 (20.59%) MVC
5 72 (19.25%) Scrum
6 64 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (14.17%) Test Automation
8 51 (13.64%) SDLC
9 50 (13.37%) Web Development
10 49 (13.10%) TDD
11 45 (12.03%) Unit Testing
12 33 (8.82%) DevOps
13 31 (8.29%) E-Commerce
13 31 (8.29%) UML
13 31 (8.29%) Use Case
14 30 (8.02%) BDD
14 30 (8.02%) DSDM
15 27 (7.22%) OO PHP
16 25 (6.68%) Analytics
16 25 (6.68%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 175 (46.79%) SQL
2 167 (44.65%) JavaScript
3 141 (37.70%) Java
4 112 (29.95%) C#
5 63 (16.84%) PHP
6 46 (12.30%) T-SQL
7 44 (11.76%) C++
8 36 (9.63%) Python
9 35 (9.36%) PL/SQL
10 23 (6.15%) VB.NET
11 21 (5.61%) C
12 20 (5.35%) VB
13 19 (5.08%) Groovy
14 18 (4.81%) Ruby
15 16 (4.28%) Perl
16 14 (3.74%) VB6
17 11 (2.94%) Go
18 10 (2.67%) Objective-C
19 7 (1.87%) PowerShell
19 7 (1.87%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 65 (17.38%) Degree
2 30 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.34%) ISEB
3 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.80%) SANS
6 2 (0.53%) CISSP
6 2 (0.53%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.53%) OSCE
6 2 (0.53%) OSCP
7 1 (0.27%) GCIA
7 1 (0.27%) GCIH
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.49%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.27%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 21 (5.61%) Docker
2 6 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) RACF
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.14%) Nagios
3 7 (1.87%) Puppet
4 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.53%) Ansible
5 2 (0.53%) Kibana
5 2 (0.53%) Terraform
5 2 (0.53%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) Icinga
6 1 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.43%) Oracle
3 15 (4.01%) Google
4 10 (2.67%) Splunk
5 8 (2.14%) Apple
6 7 (1.87%) Progress
6 7 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.60%) HP
7 6 (1.60%) Sybase
8 5 (1.34%) IBM
8 5 (1.34%) Tableau
9 4 (1.07%) Adobe
9 4 (1.07%) CA
9 4 (1.07%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.07%) jBASE
9 4 (1.07%) SAP
9 4 (1.07%) Talend
9 4 (1.07%) Temenos
9 4 (1.07%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.80%) Zend